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Get Notes from New or Existing Title Block (VBA)

This example shows how to create a title block in a drawing, if one does not already exist, and how to get the notes from an existing title block in a drawing.

'--------------------------------------------------------

' Preconditions: Drawing document is open.

'

' Postconditions: If the drawing contains a title block, then

'                 notes of that block are printed

'                 to the Immediate window. If not, then

'                 a title block is created.

'-------------------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

Dim swView As View

Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc

 

Sub main()

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swExt = swModel.Extension

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

 

Set swDraw = swModel

 

Dim swSheet As Sheet

Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet

 

Dim swTitleBlock As TitleBlock

Set swTitleBlock = swSheet.TitleBlock

 

Dim vNotes As Variant

Dim i As Integer

' Create title block if one doesn't exist

If swTitleBlock Is Nothing Then

    Set swView = swDraw.GetFirstView

    

    vNotes = swView.GetNotes

    ' Add first two notes to the title block

    

    Dim notesArray(1) As Object

    Set notesArray(0) = vNotes(0)

    Set notesArray(1) = vNotes(1)

    

    Set swTitleBlock = swSheet.InsertTitleBlock(notesArray)

      

End If

 

vNotes = swTitleBlock.GetNotes

 

For i = 0 To UBound(vNotes)

    Dim swNote As Note

    Set swNote = vNotes(i)

    

    Debug.Print "Name: " & swNote.GetName

    Debug.Print "Value: " & swNote.GetText

    

Next

End Sub



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